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Bank of England Governor questioned on Brexit and the economy

26 January 2018

Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, appears in front of the Economic Affairs Committee. This is the Committee's annual evidence session with the Governor to explore current economic concerns and the Bank's response.

Witness

Tuesday 30 January in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 3.35pm

  • Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

Topics of discussion

The Committee is likely to cover the following topics:

  • The reliability of the Bank's forecasting on the impact of Brexit

Brexit negotiations:

  • The regulation of multi-national banks after Brexit
  • The validity of insurance contracts after Brexit

Inflation:

  • The use of the retail price index
  • The usefulness of the inflation target

Other possible threats to economic stability:

  • Car finance
  • Household debt and consumer credit

Further information

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